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A plan to clean up L.A. and help the homeless? Get it done already 20.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Finally, Los Angeles city officials are recognizing the urgent need to clean up the trash near homeless encampments. Both the trash that homeless people have nowhere to put and the garbage illegally dumped by businesses are a blight and health hazard for everyone in the city. Too bad our elected...

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Encephalitis: Bihar starts socio-economic survey of 450 parents of affected children, says report 20.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
At least 128 people have died of the disease across the state. Hospitals, meanwhile, are facing shortage of beds as the disease spread to other districts.
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Owner, Manager Of Gujarat Hotel Where Sanitation Workers Died Arrested 19.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Police have arrested the owner and the manager of a hotel in Gujarat's Vadodara district where seven persons including four sanitation workers died last week after entering its sewer.
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Gujarat sewer deaths: Hotel owner and manager arrested by Vadodara Police 19.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Hotel owner Hasan Abbas Boraniya and his brother Imdad Boraniya, who used to run the eatery, were held late on Tuesday from their home.
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2.2 Billion People Lack Access To Safe Water Globally: United Nations 19.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
4.2 billion people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said.
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L.A. could overhaul how homeless encampments are cleaned 19.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Faced with a chorus of frustration among Los Angeles residents, homeless activists and business groups, city officials say they want to overhaul how L.A. cleans up trash and filth surrounding homeless encampments that have sprung up on its streets.

At a hearing Tuesday, sanitation chief Enrique...

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Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste 17.6.2019 Reuters: World News
The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia.
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From poo to food: Kenyan toilet waste key for new animal feed 17.6.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalo's chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying. The reason: Human excrement.
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To go zero-waste, this may be Chennai’s best bet 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Chennai Corporation has initiated a zero-waste plan for the city, but for any initiative to work from the ground up, the government isn’t necessarily the best placed to complete the entire cycle by itself. Can our city go circular to successfully crack the waste puzzle?
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Free medical camp held at Kangchuchingjil Khunou village 17.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Free medical camp held at Kangchuchingjil Khunou village
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Free Medical Camp 17.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Free Medical Camp
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Mithi River to be restored in 2 years: Ramdas Kadam 16.6.2019 DNA
The minister also emphasised that with the sewer line and STP in place the perennial issue of the river getting polluted would be resolved.
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I watched Eric Garcetti rise to the challenge of homelessness and fall short. But it’s not all his fault 15.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

One afternoon last week, on my way to watch the mayor tackle the humanitarian crisis of our time, I passed a dazed, barefoot man less than a block from City Hall. The temperature was in the mid-90s, the sidewalk was a skillet, and I wondered how much longer this poor soul would survive.

Two days...

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Gujarat: Seven workers die after inhaling toxic gas while cleaning septic tank in Dabhoi taluka 15.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The hotel owner, who has been booked for causing death due to negligence, was arrested by Dabhoi police on Saturday morning.
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7 Die Of Suffocation Cleaning Gujarat Hotel Drain: Report 15.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Seven people, including four sanitation workers, died of suffocation while cleaning a hotel drain in Gujarat, news agency PTI reported on Saturday quoting officials.
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Pilot project to boost solid waste collection in Silchar soon: Rajdip 15.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pilot project to boost solid waste collection in Silchar soon: Rajdip
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Cleanliness drive by NDRF at Kamakhya 15.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cleanliness drive by NDRF at Kamakhya
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Americans are paying more than ever to store deadly nuclear waste 15.6.2019 LA Times: Business

The Maine Yankee nuclear power plant hasn’t produced a single watt of energy in more than two decades, but it cost U.S. taxpayers about $35 million this year.

Almost 40 years after Congress decided the United States, and not private companies, would be responsible for storing radioactive waste,...

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Letpao meets Union Ministers 14.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Letpao meets Union Ministers
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Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia 14.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday.
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